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1st Hiking Adventure Race

We are the 1st to establish

Unique perception

Unique place

Unique performance

The Purpose

Hiking Adventure Race 2The aim of the activity is to provide an opportunity for high, middle and elementary school students to come into contact with nature and beautiful routes in the region of Epirus [Greece], to experience unique experiences in an attempt to approach a bygone era, to encourage them to test, to try, to rejoice, to explore and test their endurance, their strengths and their abilities to tame the nature, on a hiking adventure path.

The Race

the perception

The hiking race adventure is a composition which consists of the hiking part and also of strength tests, skill, balance and intimacy with nature.

Hiking route

Hiking Adventure Race 3

The hiking route consists mainly of recorded and signposted trails. The distance is 1.5 km for pupils of elementary school to 4 km for pupils of high school.

Tests

The tests consist of:

  • carrying 5, 10 or 15 kilos to 100 metres away

In particular point along the route, there will be sacks with sand in a number equal to the number of participants. Each pupil will transfer on the back of this burden [ 5 kilos for elementary school pupils, 10 kilos for middle school and 15 kilos for the rest] on the path. Then they leave the load and will continue.

  • traffic on specified fallen trunk tree about 4m long,

Hiking Adventure Race 4Pupils will spend over fallen tree trunk length of about 4 m, which will be located at a specified point on the route. The trunk will not more than 50 cm., from the ground. Lack of completion of the whole procedure will be considered as a failure. Only after 4 consecutive failures the participant can proceed being charged the delay

  • passing a given point through torrent,

Pupil will cross the torrent – with water up to 30 cm – through specific points and will try not to get wet. Lack of completion of the whole procedure will be considered as a failure. Only after 4 consecutive failures the participant can proceed being charged the delay

  • stone constructions

Hiking Adventure Race 6Participants will place a series of predetermined number of stones, in particular point along the route, the one on top of another [10 for primary school students, 15 for high school students and 20 for high school students] in the way which the organization will show. Lack of completion of the whole procedure will be considered as a failure. Only after 4 consecutive failures the participant can proceed being charged the delay

Safety

During activity,mountain guides, racing judges and escorts who will direct, guide and monitor the pupils.

Trophies and Prizes

Hiking Adventure Race 7All participants will receive a commemorative medal and a souvenir t-shirt. The first three winners of primary, medium and high school both boys and girls will be awarded with a cup and medal.

Facilities

Juice, fruit, sweets will be available at the finish area

Participation Fee

The cost of participation will be determined by the organizer

Information

AudioVisual – Organization Services

Athanasios Kouris

Tel: [0030] 6977369718

Email: thanasis_kouris@hotmail.com

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